By Jerome Schultz, Ph.D.Traditional carrots and sticks don’t motivate students with ADHD. Here, Jerome Schultz, Ph.D., reveals why. “Caregivers can improve motivational problems in their children,” Schultz says.
Helping children develop new skills and teaching them the value of honest self-appraisals are two examples. He provides several more ideas in this article.Continue to read Why Is It So Hard to Motivate Kids with ADHD?Related Reads and Resources:By Ryan Wexelblatt, LCSWChildren and teens with ADHD may lose friends because of deficits in social executive function skills.“Better social skills begin to take root when we understand the foundational skills that cause the most trouble – from internal dialogue and cognitive flexibility to perspective-taking and understanding context – and the strategies that effectively build and support these skills in ADHD brains,” says Ryan Wexelblatt, LCSW.Here, he supplies strategies to help kids bolster social executive function skills and strengthen their friendships.Continue to read The Social Executive Function Skills That Elude Kids with ADHDRelated Reads and Resources:By Chris A.
Zeigler Dendy, M.S.Next to parents, teachers are the most influential people in a student’s life. The best teacher will develop ADHD strategies to show students they are capable and worthy.For example, offer students choices. “Children with ADHD who are given choices for completing an activity produce more work, are more compliant, and act less negative,” says Chris A.Read more on additudemag.com